stands for Voluntary Organisations in Cooperation in Emergencies. It is a network representing 82 European non governmental organisations (NGOs) active in humanitarian aid worldwide. Unlike its members, VOICE is not operational.
Seeking to involve its members in advocacy, common positioning and information exchange, VOICE is the main NGO interlocutor with the European Union on emergency aid and disaster risk reduction and it promotes the values of humanitarian NGOs. more
VOICE Office is moving [20/02/2015] Please note that VOICE is moving on February 23-24. We hope to be fully operational from February 26. We are sorry for the downtime. Our new postal and visiting address is 71 Rue Royale, 1000 Brussels. more
The voice of NGOs in Europe preparing the World Humanitarian Summit [11/02/2015] On 3 and 4 February, VOICE participated in the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) consultation for the European (and other countries) region in Budapest. This consultation was the fourth out of the eight regional consultations preparing the World Humanitarian Summit, which will be held in May 2016 in Istanbul. more
VOICE Out Loud no. 20 - Towards the World Humanitarian Summit: an inclusive process? [04/12/2014] As European preparations for the World Humanitarian Summit get underway, we are pleased to present the latest issue of VOICE Out Loud that deals with the process towards the Summit, which will take place in Istanbul in 2016. This issue of our newsletter invites our NGOs to highlight what for them are key questions on each of the main themes of the Summit. We also hear about some of ECHO’s policy priorities in 2015 and about NGOs’ responses to Ebola. more
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